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Automated Corn Planting
Automated Corn Planting
Resource Typeimage
TitleAutomated Corn Planting
Coverage / Year1995
DescriptionIn 1995, a tractor attached to an automated corn planter seeds a field. Bags of Ciba seed are used.
InterpretationToday, automation is a main key of farming. Technology allows precise planting without missing rows in ways it could not do 100 years ago when the first planters were invented.
Lesson Plans / ThemesHow we learn about communities;
Learning Standards16 History; 13 Science, Technology and Society; 15 Economics; 18 Social Systems;
Author or CreatorMcLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill.; Walters, William D, Jr., 1942-
Other ContributorsHartzold, Susan
Koos, Greg, 1949-
LaBounty, Bill
SourceExtra images from 'Just Corn: The Amaizing Story', museum exhibit, 1997
Subject / KeywordsMcLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Corn; Farming; Farmers; Tractors
Collection PublisherMcLean County Museum of History
Further InformationFor any further information related to this record, please contact the Collection Publisher. See http://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/tdc for more information about this project.
Rights Management Statementhttp://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/tdc/conditions.htm
Resource Identifiermch0407 - Digital Images Master CD - museum archives
CONTENTdm file name8752320562002_mch0407.jpg
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